Entries by The Grandview Heights Public Library

Summer Reading Clubs

Adults, teens, and kids: Read this summer for a chance to win prizes in our Summer Reading Clubs! ADULTS No registration. Submit your entries in the designated boxes on the second floor of the library to enter gift card drawings from local businesses. All entries from the boxes go into the same prize drawing. Pick any book. No […]

Print celebrates patron, love of reading

A colorful, framed print celebrating a longtime patron and the love of reading is on display in Youth Service on the lower level of the library. The print depicts a scene of a dragon and a child reading together from the animated film How to Train Your Dragon (2010), based on the children’s book series […]

Outdoor summer concerts

Enjoy great summer concerts at the 32 Annual Music on the Lawn outdoor concert series at the library. The series, coordinated by the library and Grandview Heights Parks & Recreation, brings the community together for live music and family fun Tuesdays in June & July from 7:30-8:30 pm. The Central Ohio Food Truck Association and the Tri-Village […]

3D printer demonstration

Learn about 3D printers and see a live demonstration at the library. Find out how 3D printers are changing the world and affecting different industries, how objects are created, and where you can find pre-made objects. Registration is required. Sign up for these upcoming free classes. Presented by the State Library of Ohio’s Serving Every Ohioan […]

GHPL receives 9th five-star rating

Library Journal has named the Grandview Heights Public Library one of America’s best public libraries with a ranking of five stars for the 9th consecutive year. GHPL also ranked 2nd in the nation in its size category for the 4th consecutive year. The Library Journal Index of Public Library Service identified outstanding public libraries in its America’s Star Libraries 2016. Ratings are based on 2014 data […]

Lighting improvements

The Grandview Heights Public Library is implementing lighting upgrades throughout the building to reduce energy costs, reduce labor, and improve lighting quality.  The library will save in energy, operating, and maintenance costs, as outlined in a report prepared by Dynamix Engineering Services. Additionally, the quality of lighting throughout the library will be improved for patrons.   Replacement bulbs for existing lighting fixtures will soon become unavailable. The majority of existing fluorescent bulbs will be replaced with high-efficiency LED bulbs. These bulbs will need […]

Enhanced Reference spaces

Technology, study, and reading spaces have been enhanced in the Reference department on the second floor of the library, funded in part by a generous private donation. A public technology space replaces shelved collections, which have been shifted and consolidated to a nearby shelving area, in the main area. Twenty-two updated work stations with 18 […]

Early Learning Backpacks

Help your child get ready for Kindergarten by borrowing an Early Learning Backpack from the Grandview Heights Public Library (GHPL). Thirty-one backpacks from the Early Childhood Resource Center are available from the library, thanks to a $2,139 grant from the Grandview Heights/Marble Cliff Education Foundation. Each themed backpack includes high-quality early learning materials, books, and activities with easy-to-follow activity guides […]

JOB: Reference Assistant

The Grandview Heights Public Library is seeking a friendly, technology and customer service-oriented individual for a Reference Assistant position. Position responsibilities include: provide Reference service, aid in the access of print materials, and instruction in the navigation of library-supported digital services on various platforms. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a Microsoft Windows […]

Ohio election dates

Exercise your right to vote! Register to vote and cast your ballot in upcoming elections, including the U.S. presidential election. 2016 Ohio Election Dates: 10/11/16: Voter registration deadline 10/12/16: Start of absentee & early in-person voting 11/06/16: Noon deadline for absentee ballot requests 11/07/16: Deadline to postmark mailed absentee ballots 11/08/16: Election Day Learn about statewide issues […]